News : Web application security
- August 08, 2018 08 Aug'18
Researchers are warning of vulnerabilities in WhatsApp that allow threat actors to intercept and manipulate messages sent in a group chat
- August 06, 2018 06 Aug'18
Mobile banking Trojans topped the list of cyber threats in the second quarter of the year, according to research by Kaspersky Lab
- July 26, 2018 26 Jul'18
The prevalence of common and well-known web-based vulnerabilities underlines the need for better education around secure software development
- July 24, 2018 24 Jul'18
Most firms have a software vulnerability that can be exploited by cyber attackers, a study has revealed
In Depth : Web application security
Applications have an increasingly crucial role in our lives, yet they are also a real security threat, with hackers always finding new ways to bypass security defences. Computer Weekly looks at how organisations are responding to the challenge Continue Reading
How did a brilliant but fragile computer science student from a rural English town end up facing life imprisonment in the US? Computer Weekly speaks to Lauri Love Continue Reading
Investigative journalist and documentary maker James Bamford was among the first to uncover the secrets of the US National Security Agency and its global surveillance Continue Reading
Blog Posts : Web application security
You want people to access the content on your web sites. However, increasingly your visitors will not be people, but bots web scraping data with bad intent. Bot activity can be controlled and, when ... Continue Reading
The addition of a risk engine to Nok Nok’s FIDO-driven Authentication Server further strengthens the way web service providers can authenticate the consumers they transact with. Continue Reading
Opinion : Web application security
Many organisations around the UK are contributing to the important work on making the internet a safer place for everyone Continue Reading
How can organisations evolve their security operations teams to do more automation of basic tasks and cope with dynamic IT environments? Continue Reading
What criteria should organisations use to assess the security of smartphone messaging apps and how can they ensure only approved apps are used by employees? Continue Reading
Videos : Web application security
Lauri Love presents a compelling story of the WannaCry malware that nearly brought down the NHS, and the behind the scenes work of former hackers, and security researchers that helped to prevent lives being lost. Love is facing extradition to the US after allegedly taking part in a hacking protest over the death of internet pioneer Aaron Swartz, who faced jail for using a hidden computer to downloading academic journals at MIT.
In a series of video debates, Computer Weekly and the Financial Times invite a panel of experts to discuss business and IT issues.
Hugh Thompson, founder and chief security strategist at People Security, reviews why WAFs alone are not strong enough to tackle today's Web application threats.